GRAND ISLE RESORT & SPA INTRODUCES FIRST PHASE OF DO NO HARM POLICY, ELIMINATES SINGLE-USE PLASTIC

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Great Exuma, Bahamas – April 8, 2019 – Launched today, Grand Isle Resort & Spa has announced the first phase of its Do No Harm Policy by eradicating single-use plastics resort-wide. As a requirement for the new policy, all on-resort vendors must eliminate plastic completely or only use eco-friendly plastic that is completely bio-degradable in less than 18 days.

“It is extremely important to us that we continue to make moves to create an environmentally friendly resort, as keeping the beautiful and exotic environment of Exuma as pure as possible is one of our top priorities,” said Lester Scott, Managing Director of Grand Isle Resort & Spa. “By ridding Grand Isle Resort of single-use plastic, we are taking that next step in preserving of our islands’ natural environment and wildlife.”

As part of the newly-instated Do No Harm Policy, plastic straws have been fully-eliminated from the property and signage will be posted to encourage guests to reuse towels during their stay. In addition, resort staff participate in periodic beach clean-ups, not just on Emerald Bay Beach, but on neighboring beaches as well.

In addition, Grand Isle Resort works closely with Exuma Pride, an organization that dedicates itself to creating a visible impact on keeping the island clean, maintained and sustainable. Grand Isle Resort participates in a variety of programs with the Exuma Pride, including beach cleanup, waste management, recycling, education and public awareness.

To book Grand Isle Resort & Spa or for more information about the hotel, please visit www.grandisleresort.com. Stay up-to-date with Grand Isle Resort & Spa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Grand Isle Resort & Spa

Grand Isle Resort & Spa sits on a mile-long stretch of ivory beach and sparkling clear waters of Emerald Bay on the island of Great Exuma. Recipient of the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award, this sun-kissed tropical Bahamas resort has a family friendly, low-key attitude that immediately puts guests at ease. From unrivaled sport fishing, fly fishing, diving and snorkeling from the Grand Isle Resort beach to exquisite cuisine and sublime spa services, this relaxing resort just a one-hour flight from Miami exudes authentic Bahamian style. To learn more about Grand Isle Resort & Spa, please visit www.grandisleresort.com.

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